Love Nature greenlights America’s Wild Border, sets America’s Wild Seasons launch date

The Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks joint venture will launch the two programs in Canada, the U.S. and 42 international territories.

Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Network’s Love Nature is rolling out production on two blue-chip natural history programs: America’s Wild Seasons and a special stand-alone episode titled America’s Wild Border.

America’s Wild Seasons (4 x 60 minutes) celebrates the American wilderness over the course of the four seasons. The program is set to launch in Canada in November, followed by 42 territories in EMEA, Asia and Latin America in December and in the U.S. on Smithsonian Channel in 2020.

America’s Wild Border (1 x 60 minutes; pictured) picks up where Wild Seasons ends but focuses on the U.S./Canada border, the longest international boundary between any two countries in the world. This one-episode special is set to deliver in summer 2020.

Both programs are produced by Bruce Whitty with executive producers Jeff Morales and Lynn Booth. James Manfull executive produces for Love Nature. The two projects are produced by Tamarin Productions and MBM TV in association with Smithsonian Channel.

“Working with some of the best natural history cinematographers in the world means we were able to capture incredible animal behavior in 4K. We want to bring viewers beautiful sequences of iconic America wildlife stories plus highlight some surprising behaviors,” said Carlyn Staudt, EVP of Love Nature, in a statement.

Both programs are currently available for pre-sales through Blue Ant International.

This story originally appeared in Realscreen